cyberweapons

FBI tested and almost deployed controversial Pegasus spyware: NYT 

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The FBI almost deployed a highly controversial hacking tool that could have penetrated Americans' cellphones, according to a report.

Experts: Exposed NSA cyberweapons posted for auction appear legit

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Cyber weapons supposedly stolen from an elite team of NSA-affiliated hackers by a mysterious group calling themselves the Shadow Brokers appear both legitimate and functional, cybersecurity experts and affected technology vendors tell FedScoop.

Hackers claim to have stolen cyberweapons from NSA

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A mysterious group named the Shadow Brokers is claiming to have​ breached an elite hacking team, known as Equation Group, that is reportedly affiliated with the NSA. The news broke Monday morning when the self-named group posted a downloadable sample of exploit code, supposedly detailing several offensive cyber tools reportedly once used by the NSA.

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